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Sustainable Urban Development

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Spatial Modeling and Assessment of Urban Form

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The idea of sustainable development emerged in the late nineteenth century in the observation of the various critical environmental problems caused by the continuous growth of urban areas, especially in rural and natural environments.

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Abdullahi, S., Pradhan, B. (2017). Sustainable Urban Development. In: Pradhan, B. (eds) Spatial Modeling and Assessment of Urban Form. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-54217-1_2

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